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Moon Light World Map

The map below shows where the Moon is visible from the Earth, depending on weather conditions and moon phases.
The white dot Moon symbol symbolizes the position of the Moon, and the yellow sun Sun symbol symbolizes the position of the sun.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Wednesday, November 14, 2012 at 16:56:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun symbol. At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
  • The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: Moon symbol. At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.

Moon phase

The moon is so close to the Sun that it is probably impossible to see from earth

Fraction of moon illuminated: 1%

Previous phaseNew MoonTuesday, November 13, 2012 at 10:09 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterTuesday, November 20, 2012 at 2:33 PM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, November 14, 2012 at 16:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 12' South, Longitude: 66° 13' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 417.08 meters/second, 1501.5 km/hour, 933.0 miles/hour or 810.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 21.9"15.55 miwest0° 00' 03.7"0.07 misouth15.55 mi
1 hour14° 22' 00.7"932.67 miwest0° 03' 35.3"4.12 misouth932.50 mi
24 hours15° 13' 55.8"988.81 mieast0° 42' 30.9"48.75 misouth987.74 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PotosiWed 12:56 PM85 km53 miles46 nmNortheast NE
SucreWed 12:56 PM164 km102 miles89 nmNortheast NE
TarijaWed 12:56 PM214 km133 miles115 nmSoutheast SE
Santa CruzWed 12:56 PM418 km260 miles226 nmNortheast NE
La PazWed 12:56 PM457 km284 miles247 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SaltaWed 1:56 PM514 km319 miles277 nmSouth S
San Ignacio de VelascoWed 12:56 PM699 km434 miles378 nmNortheast NE
TucumánWed 1:56 PM740 km460 miles399 nmSouth S
RiberaltaWed 12:56 PM1018 km632 miles550 nmNorth N
Asuncion *Wed 1:56 PM1045 km649 miles564 nmSoutheast SE
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